Lead Legal

From 6 to 9 year(s) of experience
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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

The job will require end to end handling of legal matters of NPCI group and provide legal guidance related to formulation and implementation of organizational strategies and policies

  • Identifying and mitigating legal and regulatory risks in documents and commercial arrangements
  • Advising internal stakeholders on compliance with legal requirements pertaining to local and international payments as well as data privacy and protection legislations
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and other documents that are complex, high-risk and strategic in nature, with domestic and foreign entities
  • Standardization of product and technology agreements
  • Advising internal stakeholders on governing law and dispute resolution mechanisms to be opted for agreements with foreign entities and issues related thereto
  • Advising and assisting on intellectual property rights (e.g. trademark, copyright and patents) related issues and litigation
  • Working closely with business teams on structuring of products, services and other business arrangements while helping them identify the legal risks and adding additional value by highlighting commercial and operational risks
  • Assisting internal stakeholders in formulation of policies and processes from a legal perspective while also helping them identify regulatory and operational risks
  • Keep abreast with, review and update internal stakeholders with the recent changes in laws and regulations as may be applicable to the payment and settlement industry
  • Drafting written statements and submissions, replies to legal notices and managing ongoing litigation
  • Coordinate with external counsels for seeking legal opinions, drafting / reviewing documents on commercial and policy matters and in relation to ongoing litigation
  • Preparation of committee papers in relation legal function to keep senior management abreast of critical projects, issues and litigation
  • Advising other functions within the organisations on legal issues pertaining to their functioning
  • Providing legal analysis in relation to new business initiatives and products


UG:LLB in Law

Company Profile


National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organisation for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India, is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) under the provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007, for creating a robust Payment & Settlement Infrastructure in India.

The Company is focused on bringing innovations in the retail payment systems through the use of technology for achieving greater efficiency in operations and widening the reach of payment systems.

NPCI, has products like RuPay- debit, credit and prepaid cards, UPI(Unified Payments Interface), BHIM(Bharat Interface Money), AEPS(Aadhaar Enabled Payment Services), CTS(Cheque Truncation System), IMPS(Immediate Payment Services), NFS(National Financial Switch), NACH(National Automated Clearing House),NETC , Bharat Bill Pay, *99#.

For more detailed information on the Vision, Mission, Objectives and Products & Services. You can log on to https://www.npci.org.in/        
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Functional Area:

Legal & Regulatory

Role Category:

Corporate Affairs


Regulatory Affairs Compliance

Employment Type:

Full Time, Permanent